Anandji Dossa

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Anandji Jamnadas Dossa (born September 15, 1916) is an Indian cricket statistician.

He represented his school and college in inter-school and inter-collegiate cricket while growing up in Bombay. In 1941, he was the 12th man for Hindus in the Bombay Pentangular and Bombay in the Ranji Trophy.

Dossa was associated with the All India Radio as cricket statistician from 1956-57 to 1972-73. He was the chairman of the Indian cricket board's statistical committee for a few years from 1973. When the Association of Indian Cricket Statisticians and Scorers (ACSSI) was formed in the 1980s, he served as its first President. The association's yearly award for the best scorer and the C. C. I. library at the Brabourne Stadium are named after him.[1]

His works include:

  • Statistics editor of 'The Indian Cricket Field Annual' from 1957/58 to 1964/65
  • Editor of Cricket Quarterly from 1975
  • Cricket ties India - Pakistan, 1978 (Indo-Pakistani Test cricketers of the 1950s)
  • India v Australia 1979 (pre-tour)
  • CCI & The Brabourne Stadium: 1937-1987 (with Vasant Raiji)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The naming game at the CCI". The Times of India. 26 August 2004. Retrieved 15 February 2012. 

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